Psoriasis Treatment in Katy, Sugar Land and Houston, Texas

Psoriasis is a recalcitrant autoimmune disorder that affects the skin, nails and joints. Psoriasis is an inherited condition composed of red scaly patches and plaques that predominantly involve scalp, elbows, knees, calves, umbilicus, genitals and buttocks.

Psoriatic lesions can be very uncomfortable and could potentially undermine the self-esteem. Luckily, there is a wide array of therapeutic options depending on the body surface area affected and at Houston Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, we are determined to provide you with the best assessment and treatment plan according to your needs.

We have vast experiencing managing topical corticosteroids, non-steroidal topical immunomodulators, phototherapy, and systemic immunomodulators (methotrexate, acitretin, adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel), ustekinumab (Stelara), secukinumab (Cosentyx), apremilast (Otezla), among others.

Standard recommendations for the management of psoriasis include the following:

  • Aggressive lubrication of the psoriatic plaques with thick emollients.
  • Use of keratolytic (salicylic acid) and coal-tar based shampoos for the scalp a few times per week.
  • Avoid scratching or picking at individual lesions.
  • Judicious use of topical corticosteroids in order to avoid complications such as skin atrophy, adrenal suppression, among others.
  • Coordination with your primary care physician about glucose and blood pressure monitoring, weight loss strategies, and risk stratification for ischemic heart disease.

Reviews from our clients

Highly Recommended !!!
- Nikita Pavlov - April 6, 2023
Thank you for your care and my results! This is a highly efficient team. I've referred Dr. Cedano to numerous friends and family. Thank you for my results. Berenice Garcia, his medical assistant has provided professional care and laughs to create a comfortable environment while receiving treatments. I thank you for your kindness!
- jolita mcdowell - April 5, 2023
Just had my first PIKO laser session to even out my face skin tone. The session took about 10-15 minutes. Dr. Cedano explained the process and expectations very well.
- Jeannette Davis - March 31, 2023

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